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Tis Sweet To Love: P.14417-R-15

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Tis Sweet To Love
Valentine card

Maker(s)

Publisher: Unknown

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Description

A small, rectangular white card in landscape orientation with embossed frame and lace-paper borders with a green slip paper behind. A central oval panel is printed in black ink with title and verse: 'TIS SWEET TO LOVE / 'Tis sweet to love - but sweeter still / To be beloved again; / But oh, how bitter is the thought / To Love - yet love in vain. / There's nought on earth, that can compare, / Howe'er severe the pain, / For pangs we feel by loving those / Who love us not again.'. P.14417-R-17 is mounted on the same album leaf and employs the same design but a different verse.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr J. W. L. Glaisher, 1928

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1928) by Glaisher, J. W. L., Dr

Dating

19th century
Circa 1840 - Circa 1860

School or Style

British

Techniques used in production

Lithography

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.14417-R-15
Primary reference Number: 215244
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Audit data

Created: Tuesday 14 February 2017 Updated: Friday 26 January 2018 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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